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She is the second partner to move in-house in the latest spate of exits from the City firm, especially within the real estate, construction and energy practices.
Financial litigation partner Wilson Thorburn left the firm for an in-house position, quitting to join JPMorgan as head of litigation for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (12 October 2011). He left alongside litigation partner Michael Madden, who has a strong real estate disputes practice and is set to join Winston & Strawn.
Real estate funds partners David Evans and Samantha Lake Coghlan quit Ashurst for US firm Goodwin Procter (11 October 2011), while DLA Piper hired Ashurst real estate partner Simon Cookson as head of its London real estate team (9 September 2011).
Restructuring partner David von Saucken has also left the firm, joining Kaye Scholer (1 November 2011). He has a focus on the real estate sector.